Those who do not invent disappear. Those who do not patent lose.
Erich Otto Häußer – President of the German Patent Office 1976 – 1995

Vinzenz Brauneck

Dipl.-Ing. Mechanical Engineering
Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney,
European Trademark and Design Attorney

+49 89 69 39 21-0brauneck@pruefer.eu

Professional career

Mr Brauneck joined Prüfer & Partner in September 2016, and has been registered as a patent attorney since January 2021.
Prior to his work at Prüfer & Partner, Mr Brauneck gained several years of professional experience in project management at TESIS DYNAware GmbH. There, he worked in the complete vehicle development for BMW Efficient Dynamics. Among other things, he was responsible for the development of driving performance and fuel consumption prognoses, the operational strategy development for hybrid vehicles in simulation and testing and the further development of functionalities in the powertrain.
At the Technical University of Munich, he studied “Mechanical Engineering” with the subject modules “Motor Vehicle Technology” and “Combustion Engines”, and he graduated as a Dipl.-Ing. In addition, Mr Brauneck was able to deepen his expertise in the field of automatic control. During his studies, he completed industrial internships at BMW AG, IAV GmbH and at the Gear Research Centre at the TU Munich.

German, English

Specialist areas of activity


  • Elaboration of patent applications
  • Participation in patent grant proceedings before the German Patent and Trademark Office as well as before the European Patent Office
  • Long-standing activities as a development engineer in the automotive industry


  • automotive technology
  • commercial vehicle technology
  • combustion engines
  • hybrid and electric vehicles
  • vehicle dynamics
  • mechanical engineering/mechanics
  • machine tools
  • mechatronics
  • electrical engineering
  • automatic control

Publications and memberships

Publications and memberships

No publications


VDI – The Association of German Engineers

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